At Emmerton Park, we are proud of our reputation as a provider of high quality care. We offer Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) to those who have been approved and we are also a brokered provider with Anglicare Tasmania to deliver services to those in the community with a level 1-4 home care package.  

We work closely with clients and families to ensure individualised care and services meets the needs of each client. The types of services that may be provided as part of our CHSP or brokerage service are:

  • Personal Care
  • Social Support
  • Group Support
  • Transport to Appointments
  • Domestic Assistance
  • Meal Preparation and Delivery
  • Gardening
  • Registered Nursing Care
  • Home Maintenance

Day Respite Care

Our day respite care service is designed primarily to relieve full time carers and to provide a stimulating and enjoyable social environment for people who are frail elderly or who have a disability. We offer Day Respite Centre within our facility which provides quality daytime respite care to the frail, aged, people with disabilities and those who are socially isolated, Monday to Friday, each week.

Structured leisure and lifestyle activities are offered to individuals and small groups. Programs are designed to support, maintain and respond to individual client needs. The needs of clients and carers are assessed and regularly reviewed to assist staff in providing high quality care. Morning tea and lunch are provided. Consideration is given to special dietary needs and staff are available to provide full assistance if required. Transport is normally available door-to-door, to and from the home, for those in the local area.

We have also have a Mens’ Woodwork group who meet each Thursday. The Mens’ Group keep busy restoring furniture and building other items for use within the facility or for sale to the public.

How to Apply

The government requires anyone wishing to access CHSP or a Home Care Package to be assessed by the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT). Your application cannot be considered without an ACAT approval and they are free of charge to complete.

Information on ACAT is also available from doctors, hospitals and community centres.

If your ACAT assessment is approved, you will be eligible for either CHSP services or a low level home care package.

You can apply by visiting the My Aged Care website or our Community Coordinator, Miranda Radford can be contacted on 0455 529 408 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to assist you.

If you are approved for a level 1-4 Home Care Package and would like Emmerton Park staff to provide your support, please contact us or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Emmerton Park informs you of our fees policy and no one will be denied a service they need based on an inability to pay fees.